My aunt is 44 years old. Her reports are plasma glucose is 119 mg/dL, blood urea is 61 mg/dL and serum creatinine is 3.0 mg/dL. Doctor has told that, the medicine she has been taking for sugar is affecting her kidney. Please provide some advice. Thank you.
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Diabetes mellitus is a condition where ones sugar level is higher than normal and need to take medicines to bring to normalcy. If she has been a long-standing diabetes patient kidneys can get affected by diabetes itself.
Diabetes Mellitus.Investigations to be done:
1. Urine routine examination.
2. Ultrasound kidneys.
3. Eye checkup for diabetic retinopathy
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She has been taking medicine for blood sugar for 12 years and feels that, medicine has affected her kidney. Hence, she has started taking low dose insulin from yesterday. I have sent you more detailed report. Please guide.
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After reviewing all her reports (attachments removed to protect patient identity) and additional information, following inference can be made.
Please consult nearby nephrologist (kidney specialist) for further physical evaluation and individualized treatment plan.
Diabetes.Investigations to be done:
Get these investigations done.
Serum calcium, phosphorus, serum bicarbonate and hemogram.
Chronic kidney disease (CKD) due to diabetic nephropathy.Treatment plan:
1. Renal diet.
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